Tiktukno: summary of the day's events in sports, 29.11 (Sport1)
A night after the loss in Boston, Washington Wizards returned tonight (between Monday and Tuesday) to the track of victories and also to a positive balance (10:11) thanks to 127:142 over Minnesota Timberwolves.
Danny Avdia played 19 minutes tonight, during which he scored 6 points (2 of 6 from the field, 0 of 2 for three), pulled down six rebounds and also stole twice.
Avdia went up in the top five of the Wizards and started the game well, in fact he scored all six of his points in the first half and in the second he hardly played, less than four minutes.
In a half where there were a lot of losses to play, the Wizards took a record lead that crossed the 20 point difference mark and at half time the scoreboard showed 58:77 for the Wizards.
Despite the comeback attempts of the Timberwolves, for them it was already too little and too late and they are now at a negative balance of 11:10.
Avdia embraces Porzingis, Washington again in a positive balance (Photo: Reuters)
Kristaps Porzingis excelled in the ranks of the Wizards and recorded a career high of 41 points (12 of 18 from the field, 6 of 10 from three) - like all the Wizards, his peak minutes were also in the first half, which he finished with 29 points.
Kyle Kuzma returned to the floor tonight, who in 31 minutes scored 23 points, gave 9 assists and picked up 8 rebounds, and Bradley Beal also contributed 23 points and 5 assists.
Anthony Edwards finished as Minnesota's leading scorer with 29 points, Jaylen Noel added 23 and Rudy Gober also stood out with 19 points and 7 rebounds.
Besides the loss, Minnesota is now worried about the health of Carl Anthony Towns who injured his leg in the third minute and did not return to play.